Nikon Coolpix L31 Review

Overall Score

32

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 26-130 mm (5x) F3.2-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • Digital only Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 96 x 59 x 29 mm, 160g.
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Nikon Coolpix L31 Overview


First introduced in January, 2015, Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Nikon L31 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix L31

Sensor resolution of Nikon L31 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon L31 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon L31


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix L31 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Digital only Image Stabilization
3.2 Lens at Wide
160g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 200 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.2
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix L31 has an Overall Score of 32/100 and ranked #657 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1068 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon L31 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
29
Value for money score
51
Portability score
97
Overall score
32
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Nikon L31


Nikon Coolpix L31 weighs 160g and has external dimensions of 96 x 59 x 29mm (3.78 x 2.32 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Nikon L31 is 22 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon L31
160g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon L31
29mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix L31 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix L31

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix L31


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix L31
Announced January, 2015
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.60
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 200 shots
Battery Type AA
Battery Model 2 x AA
Physical
Weight 160 g
Physical Dimensions 96 x 59 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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